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Boy tries to revive town hit by economy in ‘The Underdogs’

In sportswriter Mike Lupica’s latest middle-school-centered novel, he addresses the reality of families losing jobs in today’s tough economy. Loyalty, teamwork and friendship come together to turn the spirit of one town around. Here's an excerpt.Chapter 1Just about everybody who’d ever seen Will Tyler play said the same thing—that he could fly on a football field. He was definitely flyi
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